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Military set to open combat jobs to women

...perform in that (position). And I think that's where we're headed."In January 2013 then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey signed an order wiping away generations of limits on women fighting for...
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Keeping base closures isn't about economy, but security

...being considered by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, I was reminded of an address given a few years ago by Leon Panetta, White House Chief of Staff under President Clinton and a former Congressman from Monterey, Calif. His topic then...
Alaska lawmakers pan report on oceans

...of politicians, scientists, fishermen and others, including former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles. Commission Chairman Leon Panetta, White House chief of staff under President Clinton, said oceans need the same kind of protections President Teddy...
Panetta assures Afghans of full probe into video

...appears to violate international laws of warfare and further strains U.S.-Afghan relations.Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called Afghan President Hamid Karzai to offer assurances of a full investigation and the top Marine general promised...
The furor over CIA's assassination program

...with new ways to kill al-Qaida terrorists - as does Leon Panetta's wrongheaded decision to cancel this effort. Some...of the specific programmatic details of CIA Director Leon Panetta's recent disclosures to Congress, my view of their...
Outside Editorial: Obama makes good choices for national secuity

...sweeping nature of the national-security shuffle expected to be announced by President Barack Obama: CIA Director Leon Panetta will take Gates' place at the Pentagon. David Petraeus, the top general in Afghanistan, will take Panetta's place...
Historic visit to Libya by Pentagon chief

TRIPOLI, Libya - U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said "the torch of freedom" has passed to the Libyan people and he pledged during a historic visit Saturday to Tripoli that the...
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Syria's Aleppo running low on food amid siege

...under international law," Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby said in Cairo.U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Washington is "not contemplating any unilateral steps" in Syria. There are fears that military intervention...
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This Day in History

...violated antitrust law. In 1994, President Clinton replaced White House chief of staff Mack McLarty with budget director Leon Panetta. In 1999, Juli Inkster shot a 6-under 65 to win the LPGA Championship, becoming the second woman to win the modern...
McCain: Torture did not lead to bin Laden death

...War. He also made many of his points in an opinion piece in The Washington Post. McCain said he asked CIA Director Leon Panetta for the facts, and that the hunt for bin Laden did not begin with fresh information from Mohammed. In fact, the name...


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